Beau Brummell (7 June 1778 – 30 March 1840) was an iconic figure in Regency England, the arbiter of men’s fashion, and a friend of the Prince Regent. Born George Bryan Brummell in London.. (d. 1840)
Paul Gauguin (7 June 1848 – 8 May 1903) was a leading French Post-Impressionist artist who was not well appreciated until after his death. Born Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin in Paris, France.. (d. 1903)
Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Charles Rennie Mackintosh (7 June 1868 – 10 December 1928) was a Scottish architect, designer, water colourist and artist. He was a designer in the Arts and Crafts movement and also the main representative of Art Nouveau in the United Kingdom. Born in Glasgow.. (d. 1928)
James J. Braddock
James Braddock (June 7, 1905 – November 29, 1974) was an American boxer who was the world heavyweight champion from 1935–37. In 1935 he fought Max Baer for the Heavyweight title and won. For this unlikely feat he was given the nickname “Cinderella Man” by Damon Runyon. Born James Walter Braddock in New York City, New York. (d. 1974)
Jessica Tandy (7 June 1909 – 11 September 1994) was a British-born stage and film actress, who spent most of her 67-year career in the United States. She won the Tony Award for her performance as Blanche Dubois in the original Broadway production of A Streetcar Named Desire in 1948. She appeared in over 100 stage productions and had more than 60 roles in film and TV. Born Jessie Alice Tandy in Hackney, London, England. (d. 1994)
Virginia Apgar (7 June 1909–7 August 1974) was an American obstetrical anesthesiologist. She is best known as the developer of the Apgar score, a method of assessing the health of newborn babies. Born in Westfield, New Jersey. (d. 1974)
Pietro Annigoni (7 June 1910 – 28 October 1988) was an Italian portrait and fresco painter, who became world famous after painting Queen Elizabeth II in 1956. Born in Milan, Italy. (d. 1988)
Stanley Unwin (7 June 1911 – 12 January 2002), sometimes billed as “Professor” Stanley Unwin, was a British comedian, actor and comic writer, and the inventor of his own language, “Unwinese”, a corrupted form of English in which many of the words were altered in playful and humorous ways. Born in Pretoria, South Africa. (d. 2002)
Patricia Roc (7 June 1915 – 30 December 2003) was a British film actress, popular in the Gainsborough melodramas such as Madonna of the Seven Moons (1945) and The Wicked Lady (1945). Born Felicia Miriam Ursula Herold in London, England. (d. 2003)
Dean Martin (June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an American singer, film actor, television star and comedian. he was one of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century. He was a member of the “Rat Pack” and a star in concert stage/nightclubs, recordings, motion pictures, and television. Born Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio. (d. 1995)
James Ivory (born June 7, 1928) is an American film director, best known for the results of his long collaboration with Merchant Ivory Productions, which included both Indian-born film producer Ismail Merchant, and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. Their films, A Room with a View and Howards End, won six Academy Awards. Born James Francis Ivory in Berkeley, California,.
Randolph Turpin (7 June 1928 – 17 May 1966), was an English boxer who was considered by some to be Europe’s best middleweight boxer of the 1940s and 1950s. In 1951 he became world middleweight champion when he defeated Sugar Ray Robinson. Born Randolph Adolphus Turpin in Leamington, Warwickshire, England. (d. 1966)
Virginia McKenna OBE (born 7 June 1931) is a British stage and screen actress, author and wildlife campaigner. McKenna is best remembered for her 1966 role as Joy Adamson in the true-life film Born Free for which she received a nomination for a Golden Globe. Born Virginia A. McKenna in Marylebone, London, England.
Mike Pratt (7 June 1931 – 10 July 1976) was an English actor, musician, songwriter and screenwriter, known for his work on British television in the 1960s and 1970s. Pratt is best known for his role as Jeff Randall in the late 1960s ITV detective series Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased). Pratt collaborated with Lionel Bart and Tommy Steele on many of Steele’s early hits including “A Handful of Songs”, Rock with Cavemen” and “Little White Bull”. Born Michael John Pratt in London, England,. (d. 1976)
Ian St. John
Ian St. John (born 7 June 1938) is a former Scottish footballer, who played for Scotland 21 times. He later became a manager and pundit. In 2008 he was inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of Fame. Born in Motherwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Ann Beach (born 7 June 1938) is a British actress. She is perhaps best remembered for her supporting role as Sonia Barrett on the British comedy Fresh Fields. She is the mother of Charlotte Coleman and Lisa Coleman. Born in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England.
Sir Tom Jones, OBE (born 7 June 1940), is a Welsh singer. Since the mid-1960s, Jones has sold over 100 million records. Jones has had thirty-six Top 40 hits in the United Kingdom and nineteen in the United States; some of his notable songs include “It’s Not Unusual”, “What’s New Pussycat”, “Delilah”, “Green, Green Grass of Home”, “She’s a Lady”, “Kiss” and “Sex Bomb”. Born Thomas Jones Woodward in Treforest, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales.
Ronald Pickup (born 7 June 1940) is an English actor who has been active in television and film since 1964. He was nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role. Born Ronald Alfred Pickup in Chester, Cheshire, England,.
Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi (c. 1942 – 20 October 2011), commonly known as Colonel Gaddafi, was a Libyan revolutionary and politician. Born in Qasr Abu Hadi, outside the town of Sirte in the deserts of western Libya.. (d. 2011)
Elizabeth Counsell (born June 7, 1942) is an actress, known for Brush Strokes (1986). Born in Windsor, Berkshire, England.
Michael Pennington (born 7 June 1943) is a British director and actor who, together with director Michael Bogdanov, founded the English Shakespeare Company. Although primarily a stage actor, he is best known to wider audiences for his role as Moff Jerjerrod, commanding officer of the Death Star in the film Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. Born Michael Vivian Fyfe Pennington in Cambridge, England.
Pamela Susan Shoop
Pamela Susan Shoop (born June 7, 1948) is an American character actress in film and on television. She often appeared in shows created by Glen A. Larson. Born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
Liam Neeson, OBE (born 7 June 1952) is an Irish actor best known for his roles in Schindler’s List, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace and Batman Begins. He has been nominated for an Oscar, a BAFTA and three Golden Globe Awards. Born Liam John Neeson in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Prince (born June 7, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor. He has produced ten platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles during his career. Born Prince Roger Nelson in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Bill Prady (born June 7, 1960) is a television writer and producer who co-created The Big Bang Theory. He has worked on American sitcoms, including Married… with Children, Dream On, Star Trek: Voyager, Dharma & Greg, and Gilmore Girls. Born William Scott Prady in Detroit, Michigan.
Simon Day (born 24 May 1962) is a British comedian most famous for his roles in the sketch show The Fast Show, sitcom Grass and a series of comedic adverts for Powergen. Born Simon Alvin Day in Camberwell, London, England.
Damien Hirst (born 7 June 1965) is an English artist, entrepreneur and art collector. He is the most prominent member of the group known as the Young British Artists, who dominated the art scene in Britain during the 1990s. He is internationally renowned, and is reportedly Britain’s richest living artist. Born Damien Steven Hirst in Bristol, England.
Sara Sheridan (born 7 June 1968) is a Scottish novelist who works in a variety of genres, though predominately in historical fiction. Born in Edinburgh.
Sarah Parish (born 7 June 1968) is an English actress. Parish is known for her work on such TV series as: Pillars of the Earth, Peak Practice, Hearts and Bones, Cutting It, Doctor Who, Mistresses, Merlin and the new ITV medical drama Monroe. Born in Yeovil, Somerset, England.
Kim Rhodes (born June 7, 1969) is an American actress. She portrayed the role of “Cindy Harrison” on two different soap operas, Another World and As the World Turns, as well as Carey Martin in the Disney Channel sitcom The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Born Kimberly Rhodes in Portland, Oregon.
Adam Buxton (born 7 June 1969) is an English comedian and actor. With Joe Cornish, he forms one half of the duo Adam and Joe. Born Adam Offord Buxton in London, England,.
Helen Baxendale (born 7 June 1970) is an English actress of stage and television, best known for her roles in Cold Feet, Friends and Cardiac Arrest. Born Helen Victoria Baxendale in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England.
“Bear” Grylls (born 7 June 1974) is a British adventurer, writer and television presenter. He is best known for his television series Man vs. Wild, known as Born Survivor in the United Kingdom. In July 2009, Grylls was appointed the youngest-ever Chief Scout at the age of 35. Grew up in Donaghadee in County Down, Northern Ireland. Born Edward Michael Grylls.
Bill Hader (born June 7, 1978) is an American actor, comedian, producer and writer. He is best known for his work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, his lead voice role in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, and his supporting roles in comedy films. Born William Hader in Tulsa, Oklahoma,.
Anna Kournikova (born 7 June 1981) is a Russian American retired professional tennis player. Her beauty and celebrity status made her one of the best known tennis stars worldwide. Born Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.
Amy Nuttall (born 7 June 1982) is an English actress and singer. She is most notable for playing the role of Chloe Atkinson in soap opera Emmerdale. Born Amelia Nuttal in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England.